Course Code: BSB40920

Certificate IV in Project Management Practice


Our Certificate IV in Project Management Practice has been specifically contextualised to the shop and office fitout industry and is designed to provide the knowledge and skills for individuals to effectively and efficiently manage a range of small to complex fitout projects.

Our self-paced study mode means that you can progress at a pace that is comfortable for you without the stress of assessment due dates and rigid class timetables.

  • Nationally Recognised? Yes
  • Who can enrol? Students in all States and Territories of Australia
  • Trainer Support? Unlimited

All training, assessment and student services for this course are offered by Adapt Education (RTO# 32452). We do not act as a broker and no aspect of your enrolment will be outsourced to another organisation.

Download Certificate IV in Project Management Practice course outline
Call 1300 380 335 if you have any questions about this course.

Adapt Education is a proud recipient of Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) funding for the BSB40920 Certificate IV in Project Management Practice. Eligible participants can undertake this qualification completely funded by CSQ through this program.

Click on the Funding tab (above) for more information and eligibility criteria.

This course has been developed in conjunction with and endorsed by our industry partner, Interior Fitout Association (IFA). IFA members can take advantage of a reduced course fee by contacting the IFA National Office on to receive their eligible promo code.

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Course Details
  • Training modes for this qualification include: self paced online.
  • This course is broken into three clusters, each with three units. Once your enrolment has been processed and payment received, the first three units will be immediately available via our interactive online portal.
  • You will have unlimited access to your trainer through phone, email and instant messaging. We pride ourselves on having quick response times to every query. Online study means that you can study at times and locations that suit you.

Construction Skills Queensland (CSQ) is an independent industry funded body supporting employers, workers, apprentices and career seekers in the building and construction industry.

The Higher Qualifications—Building Specific program aims to provide existing workers, including relevant clerical, administration and professional staff whose employer is part of the Queensland Building and Construction Industry, with an opportunity to increase their knowledge and skills, provide pathways to further learning and open up opportunities to move into higher level and paraprofessional roles.

An eligible participant for CSQ subsidised training courses means:

(a) a Participant who has the right to work in Australia and is an Eligible Worker or Unemployed Eligible Worker in Queensland.


(b) if an Apprentice or Trainee, Participants must have completed at least 50% of their Registered Training Plan for their Apprenticeship or Traineeship.


(c) an Employee of an Authority (Employees of Local Councils are acceptable);
(d) currently enrolled and participating in a Queensland secondary school program (school based Apprentices or Trainees are acceptable);
(e) a contracted trainer or assessor or existing worker of an RTO;
(f) funded by an Authority or such other source for delivery of the same Training being undertaken as part of this Program;
(g) those Participants seeking a Verification of Competency (or Determination of Competency) services under this Agreement.

To enrol under CSQ funding please select ‘Invoice me’ when completing the enrolment form.

You will have up to 6 months to complete each cluster (18 months in total) however you are able to fast track if you choose to. As a guide, someone spending 4 hrs per week will comfortably complete the assessment component for each cluster in this timeframe.


IFA Premium Members
Upfront payment: $3500
Payment plan: $1000 upfront + $209 per month for 12 months

IFA Subscriber Members
Upfront payment: $3950
Payment plan: $1000 upfront + $246 per month for 12 months

Upfront payment: $4150
Payment plan: $1000 upfront + $263 per month for 12 months

CSQ Funded Participant
Upfront payment: $0
Payment plan: $0

  • Select from upfront or payment plan method.
  • Fees are inclusive of all course resources and administration fees.
  • Enrolments cannot be accepted from international students or those in Australia on a student or education visa.

All payment terms and conditions are agreed to in a direct debit agreement and are in line with National Vocational standards.

Upfront Payments can be made by credit card, bank transfer, cheque, money order or cash. Payment plans are processed with a direct debit system.

  • It is an expectation that you will have access to a computer and the internet to complete the assessment requirements of the course. Please discuss with Adapt if this is an issue as strategies can be put in place to assist.
  • It is expected that students have well developed Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skills. Students who do not meet the minimum LLN requirements for this course will be provided a range of options and strategies to assist.
  • For information regarding Adapt Education’s policies and procedures please refer to our student handbook
How to Enrol

There are no set in-take dates, so you can enrol online at any time. Alternatively call 1300 380 335 to enrol over the phone. To find out more about our enrolment process go to the How to Enrol page on this site.


Units (9 units required)

Unit Name

BSBPMG420Apply project scope management techniquesCore
BSBPMG421Apply project time management techniquesCore
BSBPMG424Apply project human resources management techniquesElective
BSBPMG423Apply project cost management techniquesElective
BSBPMG425Apply project information management and communications techniquesElective
BSBPMG427Apply project procurement proceduresElective
BSBPMG422Apply project quality management techniquesCore
BSBPMG426Apply project risk management techniquesElective
CPCCBC4012Read and interpret plans and specificationsElective